Unit

School Of Science

Food SafetyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300859.2

Discipline: FOOD SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jo-Anne Chuck


Equivalent Units
300639 - Food Safety

Prerequisite
300844 General Microbiology OR 300833 Microbiology 1

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 120 credit points


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - COMPOSITE  Michael Phillips  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - COMPOSITE  Michael Phillips  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Food safety is rapidly evolving with the emergence of new foodborne diseases, changing disease patterns, evolving approaches to risk analysis and an emerging requirement that food producers, processors, handlers and consumers take shared responsibility for food safety. This unit aims to equip students with the necessary skills to identify, evaluate and control foodborne hazards in order to protect the safety and quality of the food supply and reduce associated risks to human health. Content includes the key elements of food safety and regulation, food contamination, food spoilage agents, foodborne hazards, principles of good hygienic practice and preservation in food production, preparation and distribution.


Courses
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3672.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health)CONTINUING
3678.1Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3678.2Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING


Specialisations

KT3132.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCONTINUING
M3057.1Food Science & TechnologyCONTINUING




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